Update: GCI reports outage in Southeast Alaska

    Juneau, ALASKA (KINY) - GCI is working to restore service to parts of Southeast Alaska following an outage around mid-day Thursday).

    Heather Handyside of GCI  says they believe the outage is due to a fiber break near Douglas Islands.  She says it has impacted service in Sitka, Angoon, and some  Douglas Island residences.  Services impacted are primarily wireless and Internet, although she says they also have cable TV outages.

    She says they've implemented a back up plan pending repairs by moving their traffic on to a back up satellite system.


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